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Research administration

 

UIS works closely with the Research Office in maintaining and developing the systems that ensure the smooth running of the University's research administration.

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Research computing services

 

Research Computing Services (RCS) designs and maintain some of the world’s fastest compute and storage systems for the benefit of our University’s students and researchers, as well as industry and the wider research community. RCS is also home to a team of research software engineers, whose focus is on collaborating with researchers across the University to improve the quality and sustainability of research software.

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Human Tissue Tracker

 

The University's Human Tissue Tracker is a web application and data store to assist the process of recording and tracking human tissue samples. The tool is born out of the need to comply with the UK's Human Tissue Act 2004. It can be used by any registered lab or institution in the University.

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Reference management programs

 

UIS supports and runs training courses on three reference management programs: EndNote, Mendeley and Zotero.

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Perma.cc

 

Perma.cc helps you to preserve the online sources you cite and to make those records accessible to your readers.

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University Wireless Service maintenance on Tuesday 13 December

8 December 2022

The University Wireless Service will be undergoing maintenance between 07:30 and 09:00 on Tuesday 13 December, while we apply an urgent security software patch. We’re not anticipating any disruption to the service during this maintenance period, but it should be considered to be at risk. If you have any queries, please...

Free AWS and RONIN cloud learning/support for researchers

7 December 2022

Following the launch of the UIS-managed AWS and AWS with RONIN services for researchers, we’re now able to provide more user support: AWS ‘Office Hours’ free AWS consultancy In collaboration with Amazon, UIS has started an "Office Hours" program. An AWS Solutions Architect will be available for an hour a week to answer...

University Wireless Service maintenance 7am to 8am on Saturday 3 December

2 December 2022

The University Wireless Service will be undergoing essential maintenance at 7am to 8am on Saturday 3 December while we apply a system software patch. This is an important update to the Wireless Service controllers to improve the service. There will be an interruption to service during this period. Users may be unable to...